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A Special Tribute to Prof. Donald Levine

Donald Levine: The scholars’ scholar This past January, Prof. Levine emailed to tell me about his long-planned visit to Ethiopia that had been thwarted by his illness. He had set three objectives for that trip. He wanted to be present for the launching of his book Interpreting Ethiopia in Addis ...

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Sisi arrives in Addis Ababa, to address Ethiopian parliament

Sisi     Ahram Online , Monday 23 Mar 2015 Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi arrived in Addis Ababa Monday afternoon from Khartoum on a two-day visit to the Ethiopian capital, the state-owned MENA news agency reported. El-Sisi was received by Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. El-Sisi will conduct bilateral talks ...

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Dr. Colin Darch responds to ambassador Tesfaye Habisso

y Abebe Gellaw “When you are in a hole, better to stop digging.” In a lengthy diatribe full of contradictions and dishonest assertions, former ambassador Tesfaye Habisso tried to defend and justify the art of plagiarism. His astounding thesis, “Plagiarism is not such a big moral deal: a belated rebuttal ...

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EPRDF, Tesfaye Habisso and the 99.6 percent plagiarism

By Abebe Gellaw It is extremely unlikely for identical twins, let alone an Ethiopian ‘diplomat’ and a British born South African scholar, who have never met in their entire lives, to write a 15-page long academic paper in exactly the same way, using the same language, words, sentences, paragraphs, data, ...

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Is Arab-Spring-Style ‘Revolution’ No Longer Looming in the Nile Basin African Countries?

By Samuel Ayele Bekalo (PhD) February 19, 2015 No one quite predicted an Arab spring. Yet, three of the longest serving Arab leaders in Africa who have ruled their countries with an iron fist for decades, have fallen by the Arab Spring in 2011. Now, the likes of Robert Mugabe ...

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